Train Loaded with Logs for the Mill, 1900
Share the History Love... Photograph of a log train loaded with logs for the mill, in a redwood forest, ca.1900. About 10 lumberjacks are standing or sitting on logs or the train. Other logs sit on the ground (foreground). Steam is issuing from the train engine. The thick redwood forest is visible in the background. [...]
Mounted Dakota Sioux Indian police, 1896
Share the History Love... Mounted Dakota Sioux Indian police at Rosebud Agency in South Dakota, 1896. Indian police forces first appeared on the Great Plains during the 1830s, when the federal government relocated eastern tribes such as the Cherokees to Indian Territory. Known as the Lighthorse, Cherokee police units performed law enforcement duties similar to [...]
Ford campaigning atop an elephant, 1950
Share the History Love... Congressman Gerald R. Ford campaigned from atop a circus elephant in 1950. He represented Michigan in the House of Representatives from January 1949 to December 1973. Share the History Love... [...]
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